Trainee Sales Account Executive

Location
Crayford, Dartford
Salary
£3.50 per hour starting pay with potential to earn more based on ability.
Posted
19 Feb 2018
Closes
19 Mar 2018
Ref
KT&A1837
Sector
Sales
Job Level
Apprentice
Contract Type
Apprenticeship
Hours
Full Time

Employer Description

Established for 40 years WG Office Supplies are one of the UK’s leading single source supply corporate office products distributors. We are a major brand stockist and preferred suppliers of office products to leading companies of all sizes throughout the UK. Our range of office products includes computer supplies, paper, envelopes, print and print management, general stationery, office machines, facilities management and office furniture.

More importantly innovation comes from a complete understanding of our clients business model. WG are flexible and able to offer a bespoke service and indeed go the extra mile.

Description of vacancy

WG Office are expanding their sales team and are seeking self motivated, target driven sales executives to win new business using great communication skills and exceptional sales techniques. Our Executives take ownership of the full sales cycle - winning new business, retaining and managing those accounts in a supportive environment.

Responsibilities

We’re seeking to win new business using great communication skills and exceptional sales techniques.  In return we offer rewarding career growth opportunities as our Executives take full ownership of the full sales cycle - winning new business, and retaining and managing those accounts in a supportive environment.

Your duties will include:

  • Generation of new business through daily telephone canvassing and prospecting
  • Building a portfolio of new customers
  • Account management
  • Maintaining relationships and ensuring client retention
  • Achieve weekly/monthly sales targets

Wage

£3.50 per hour starting pay with potential to earn more based on ability.

We offer a lucrative package together with rewarding career development opportunities.

Hours

9-5 Monday - Friday

Skills Required

  • Good maths and English skills
  • Ability to work in an organised and structured way
  • Self-motivated
  • A good team player
  • Focus on exceeding targets
  • Ability to negotiate effectively
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Personal Qualities

  • Good spoken English
  • Enthusiastic
  • Focus on success, in and outside the work place.
  • Positive and confident
  • A 'can do' attitude to all aspects of life

Previous sales experience is not required as full training will be given.

Qualifications Required

Minimum achieved Grade D or equivalent in English and Maths.

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework - consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

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